Navajo Silver Cigarette Case with Turquoise

Artist: Once Known

Dimensions: 3 1/4”L x 2 3/4”W x 1/2”H
Tribe: Navajo
Stone: Natural Turquoise
Material: Silver

As seen in Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes (Page 29-31)

Elegant Vessels Book

This silver box is related to tobacco use. Cigarette and match boxes, matchbook covers, and a large humidor would have met the needs of travelers making their way across the American Southwest.

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